As of last night, we have now “travelled” 2980 miles since 1st May. We are making our way through Iran, along the coast of the Caspian Sea and on our way to Turkmenistan. Lets see what this weekend brings – only 6770 miles to go until we reach Japan.
During May 2020, SCB are walking/running/cycling/rowing/jumping the distance from Aberdeen to Japan. Progress after 5 days is as follows… Currently 2323 miles completed out of a total of 9750.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, all club training sessions are currently suspended. Training will resume in accordance with guidance from the government and Scottish Swimming.
On the 14th of June several team members made the trip to Swansea, Wales to represent Silver City Blues at the British National Masters Long Course Meet 2019. As a result, the team secured an array of achievements from personal bests all the way to European records. Friday Session 1 first saw the team competing […]
The open water season started on the 1st June with the first event at Lochore Meadows Country Park in Fife. Silver City Blues were represented by Kelly McIntosh, Gillian Main, Will Moir and Brian Bain who all took part in the 2 km race. Kelly and Gillian took the first two places in the women’s […]
A Report from Dianne Fraser ASV was unavailable for our usual training on 25th May so 10 of the SCB swimmers and friends decided to walk the 589 m hill. We thoroughly enjoyed being deep in the countryside, so quiet and peaceful, and getting to know our swim pals and friends better. “Clachnaben” is seemingly […]
On the 19th and 20th of April the club competed in the Scottish Masters Championships in Edinburgh. A fuller report will follow but the highlights were as follows. The club retained the top club trophy, winning it for a 20th time in the 23 occasions it has been contested. REN 96 were runner-up with Heart […]
On Sunday the 10th of March, Silver City Blues took part in it’s first Inter-Continental Dual-Meet with Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada. An idea thought up by Bill Nash of the Grand Prairie Club to enable his swimmers to compete in real-time against other clubs without having to travel to location. It was the intention to […]
The 1st of February saw a small contingent of five SCB team members travel to Carlsile for their annual Masters meet. This year the meet would specially commemorate Graham Pearson who was a big personality within the Carlisle club as well as British Masters swimming as a whole. The team certainly left their mark with […]
Report by Ailsa Main Photos by Brian Battensby and Kelly Borland On the 26th of January a large SCB team of 32 descended upon ASV and it was a great competition for all this year. Thank you to everyone who took part and helped out in setting up the competition. A special thanks goes to […]